|author||Paul Eggleton <email@example.com>||2013-12-23 20:59:49 +0000|
|committer||Richard Purdie <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2014-01-02 12:58:40 +0000|
Fix license notices for OE-Core
* Fix up LICENSE: - Replace reference to Poky with OpenEmbedded - Remove reference to bitbake and meta-extras that aren't part of this repository - Clarify license statements * Add a COPYING.GPLv2 file in meta/ for the GPLv2 parts * Add a COPYING.MIT file to meta-skeleton consistent with the other meta-* directories Signed-off-by: Paul Eggleton <email@example.com> Signed-off-by: Richard Purdie <firstname.lastname@example.org>
3 files changed, 364 insertions, 8 deletions
@@ -1,14 +1,14 @@
-Different components of Poky are under different licenses (a mix of
-MIT and GPLv2). Please see:
+Different components of OpenEmbedded are under different licenses (a mix
+of MIT and GPLv2). Please see:
-which cover the components in those subdirectories. This means all
-metadata is MIT licensed unless otherwise stated. Source code included
-in tree for individual recipes is under the LICENSE stated in the .bb
-file for those software projects unless otherwise stated.
+All metadata is MIT licensed unless otherwise stated. Source code
+included in tree for individual recipes is under the LICENSE stated in
+the associated recipe (.bb file) unless otherwise stated.
License information for any other files is either explicitly stated
or defaults to GPL version 2.
diff --git a/meta-skeleton/COPYING.MIT b/meta-skeleton/COPYING.MIT
new file mode 100644
@@ -0,0 +1,17 @@
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diff --git a/meta/COPYING.GPLv2 b/meta/COPYING.GPLv2
new file mode 100644
@@ -0,0 +1,339 @@
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